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♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ >> still smoldering. massive fire burning in san fransco mission district burned for hours. gutting a building and shutting down streets. >> right now firefighters are dousing the ember making sure it doesn't flare back up. >> good evening. >> the fire tore through a ore at 22 and mission this afternoon. black smoke and flames shot out of the roof. more than 130 firefighters were call in to battle the infern oychlt one of the firefighters seen here taken away on a stretcher after suffering from smoke inhalation was hospitalized along with two civilian. one other firefighters was treated at the scene. f we are live tonight in san francisco with the very latest on this. >> at the time bulk of the fire is out but firefighter will stay her throughout the night
watching the building dousing it with water and making sure no other flare-ups. >> l i have a cat nobody else 30's i have to get home but they are floating min. >>reporter: over and over again police told frustrated residents they were not allowed to go home. area around big house ink on san francisco miion street was off limits for hours. fire at the building started around 1:00 o'clock. it quickly took off growingnto a 5 alarm fire. wind blowing thick dark smoke through the neighborhood. >> all damage everything in the smoke tomuch in the store. can't stand inside. >>reporter: many neighboring businesses closed up. too much smoke getting through the door door >> if at that point we basically tried to clean the shop. pulled the if youere tour in. locked up. >>reporter: ome residents were told to leave. others self evacuated grabbg what thum they could.
>> i stayed as long as i could gathering essential this my pet my cat. >>reporter: meanwhile refighters set autopsy collapse zone. big house inc. filled with merchandise top story for storage. >> i have been in that place before. i always hi to kind of sqeze myself through to walk through the place. >>reporter: large pile of charred debris sits on the street outside the destroyed business. bulk of the fire is out but crew spent the evening dousing the building in case of any flare up or hot spot. red cross volunteers on site. so is the salvation army mobile kitchen. volunteers will continue cooking for first responders thrgh the night. firefighte are being very careful noto go inside because of the risk of collapse. you can see them doing a lot of work outside. here's is what hapning in the neighborhood right now. 22 to 23 is still closedff to traffic along mission street except for emergency vehicle and muni buses. noheast side of the street back op. people can go home but this side of the street where the
fire happened still off limits. this is abc 7 news. >> thank you. firefighters had trouble fighting the fair because of all the merchandise you saw in the store. inspectors had been called out twice becausef complaints the store was too over crowded. >> we did come out in 09 to direct them to widen one of the path way to the rear exit. they complie. and it was handled. then in 2013 we got another complaint. >>reporter: no violation was found in the second inspection. you can see in this google street view pture just how cluttered the front of that store normally was. this of course before the devastating fire today. we have tipping coverage on air and on line our reporting on the fire continues now on twitter at this web sit site. >> 2 east bateenagers still in the hospil tonight after they ate cookies with marijuana in them at school. udent passed out in is biology class ramp ind this afternoo as the student was
being load nude an ambulance another student me to the office with the same symptoms and the school called ather ambulance. both were unconscious when they were taken to the hospital. 3 other kids who ate t cookies got si and told police senior sold them the cooki. >> we started investigating who had the cookies. mt of the students came and said exactly what was going on. right that have we got the name. made an arrest. >> tragic because the student is a senior and you wouldn't think this in the senior year this is the way she would want to go out and be remembered. >>reporter: now the school and district must decide whether or not to expel the senior who sold thoughts cooks. >> comedy fans are mourning at the time dea of joan rivers tonight. she died after spending a week on life support in new yk hospital. her daughter melissa said her mother was surrounded by family and friends. earlier today new york state health officials opened an investigation in the clinic where rivers went in cardiac arrest during an
outpatient procedure. the sharp witted heed was the first woman to break into the male domited world of late night medy if show and she was still working full-time heading up 2 entertainment show and tonight she's remembered here in the bay area. police where she defendant left her mark. allen spoke to comedian whose knew her and fans who adored her. >> joan rivers broke in comedy in the earl60's and performed in san francisco cody club like the hungry oon eye and pirm onion paving the way for fele comedian like debbie. >> i grew up watching people like her and phil is diller and joan was so smart and brave. >> she gave me a boost. women cap do it. she's as good as any guy out 30. >> never performed here but like many comedians she came to the this theatre in mill valley to check out the talent.
>> mark says river got away weather politically incorrect. >> she would be controversial. i saw helive once where people would boo her like a controversial remark and that's where she came oe the phrase oh, grow up >>reporter: jerrold interviewed rivers for his book seriously funny. >> she acted like she just made it 40 years after she had made it. she was always afraid of it was gog to end. going to pull the rug out from under. >> like a female don rickles. >> she was one of the last performing comedian of her generation. alan, 7 news. >> and if we are preparing special edition of 2020. joan rivers living for the laugh. you can see it here on abc 7 tomorrow night at 10:00 p.m. we also have a joan rivers photo gallery on our web site. 70-year-old man remains in critical conspire tonight after he was attked at hayward park on sday. police say the attacker puned him then walked back tohe party in kennedy park. witness say the
group ignored the victim and kept playg horseshoes. victim we found him an hour later. accding to police the victim was talkg to woman before her husband hit him. no arrest have been me. >> one time gloves off face off took pla tonight in sacramento between jerry brown and republican challenger neal cash car in the governor race. the debate touched on job immigration the economy but wasn't without a few zinger. lisa is live in sacramento with the story. lisa pretty lively debate. >>reporter: very lively. debate ended here at the senator hotel few hours ago and definitely not boring. right out ofhe gate neal came out with the jab but the governor gota few good swing ins himself. as soon as the bell rang the gloves came off. >> you should be ashamed of yourself governor. i'll fight for the kids and. >> that make no, sir sense at al that is so full. >> back and forth the criticism
like a 10 thes in match. >> we need to move open. >> tomorrow chan for voters to hear the candidate debate before the november election. governor brown is running against republican and former u.s. treasury official neal cash cary used to work onall street and wants to build up th middle class to help the economy. >> as son of immigrant from middle class back room my dad wasn't governor. >> work for goldman sachs and the rest of the people who wreckedthe economy. leak the arsonist pting out the fireworks you pwaild baed them out. >>reporter: neal supporters gathered outse the debate venue. they are overshadowed by the latest field poll numbers which show brown approval rating at 58 percent. brown reaffirmed the support for the high speed rail project and hinted he will sign state wide classic bag ban. neal promises to fix education. first ballot will be mailed out
to voters in 3 weeks. sacramentosl abc 7 news. >> more to co-you may be wast wasting water and not even know it. next, michael takes a look at new device to detect leak in the bay area. does it really work? >> plus ride service rising. uber big move by the car company. >> goodwill gives back. why th charity track down south bay man. >> if fog will start off the morning tomorrow but weave a changing forecast for the weekend. details on that first here's jimmy kimm. >> here's a quick preview of what we are up to tonight. do you think your dad likes him better than he kes me. >> yes. >> really what makes you think that. did he specifically say that. >> because he turned to me and said jimmy
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. >> unsuspecting homeowner wasting huneds of dollars each year on water leaking in the toilet and other placesn their homes. >> 7 on your se michael finney tips tonight on how to detest the leak before the savings and prious water go down the drain. >>reporter: david of east bay mud and ron are on a mission. they want to figure out why his waterbill is so high. suspicion is mounting that the danville resident has a leak. >> i didn't know i had a leak. the but dave sente an e-mail saying he suspect tre had was a leak. >>rerter: this is based on water use pattern highlight entered this chart. ron is one
of 4000 homeowner in the danville area participating an east bay mud experiment with the water smart home. radio device relay water use information back to east bay mud in this case the chart ow ron is using water 24 hours a day even wn everyone is asleep >> the important. i don't want to west water. >>reporter: at the paid him a personal visit to instigate. he's a civil engineer but you might call him a water detective.he later check the meter ter ron shut off the water to the house. >> as we look at the water meter we can see a little triangle and circle white triale slowly turning. >>reporter: tt triangle should not be turning en the water has been turned off. he knows there's a leak but where? suspect no. 1 is the garden irrigation system. >> i look for the lowest spot in the garden to see if there's water come out of it.
>>reporter: this puddle i more evidence that ron has water leak. these valve are supposed open and close when you water your garden. when they get old they can stay open causinwashington tots run all day. next we go inside the home. to suspect no. 2. the toilet. he drops a blue dye tablet in the toilet tank only take a minut for the water to leak into theoilet bowl. >> water is leakinfrom the tank to the bowl even though we haven't flhed. >>reporter: this home spection is free to the all east bay mud customers. most other water district have similar services. you can also get a free kit to do the inspections yoursf. >> in there we include dye tab for the to. also step step instructions for checking your meter. >>reporter: ron is happy he got his inspection by fixing his leaky will sav both mots money and water in thdrought. >> this cod be if many
thousands of dollars becau it had been going on for conspire el of years, we have a link to more information aut how you can get your leak dettion kit and how to detect a water leak on our web site a abc 7 news.com. just click on the section tab at the topf the home page. if 7 on your side. >> the good information. uber is expanding agaijust most after the car service ap company moved to san ancisco mid market neighborhood the company has plans for new headquarters. uber will develop lapped on third street in mission bay. facility will be near the planned golden state warrior stadium >> goodwill store did its ow giving this summer 7500 dollars icash was found in the pocket of a jacket donateed tots san jose store. luckily the money was in an envelope with the last name and partial bank account number. the donor was track down and the money returned. grateful family even made a 1500 doar donation to thank goodwi. >> that's what you call a
win-win >> certainly is. >> so is the weather by the way nice outside. >> quite nice. zappedi has the if update. >> absolutely come today. we had mild to warm conditions and i tell you what. since it's so nice we keep it coming for your last day of the work week live doppler 7hd showing you the low clouds and fog pushing into the north bay. usual spots in the east bay as well. pretty socked in along the coast line here as we look at vew from the exploratory many camera lacking to san francis. low clouds there. temperatures in the lo 60's for san francisco oakland san carlos san jose drop down to the 50's in gilroy and a half moon bay. view from t emeryville camera says it all. over ca sky. upper 50's santa rosa novato. low 60's concord and livermore and here's one last view fom our kgo camera. show you the little b of a breeze that we have as we look towards the exploratorium. low clouds fog in. we look at mailed warm conditions for your upcoming
weekend. quk update from the climate prediction center. every montupdate near the equator month ago this is what it lacked like. we look carefully here we did see a little bit of warming near the equator in the pacific so this week we have seencean temperature come up a little bit. weak el nino copiracy are expected this fall and winter. don't equate it to heavy rain fall just because we have a weak el nino doesn't mean we automatically get heavy rain and snow. impact on california drought remains uncertain and we really have to look at the intensity of these el nino before we make the judgment call so we'll keep you posted on that. here's one area we are watching hurrane nor bert lashing out at parts of cabo san lieu cast. hurricane category one and expected to continue to parallel thecoast dumping heavy rain against baja cafornia. san diego county to get some of the rain but will weaken and it is expected to kick up the swell. that's
why high surf advisory for lts appearing and ventura county coast that will continue until monday morning dangerous swimming conditions. risk of rip currents. it's a beach hazard stement for saniego county beaches. so if you are traveling just keep that in mind over the upcoming weekend. tomorrow morning starting out with the fog low cloud low 50's to low 60's. could be hard to see at times and may be mist and drizzle. low 90's like today. mid upper 60's here along theoast. fog lingers. we debit up into the 70's right around the basement accu-weather 7 day forecast feature heat that's the change on satday. 94 than land 68 the coast drop you down slowly by few degrees into next week but minor flux asian are expected in r temperatures. >> all right thank you sandhya. well abc 7 new daytime line up begins on monday. actor terri cruz hosts who wants be a millionaire at 1:00 p.m.
then jeopardy at 1:30. >> general hospital moves toyts new time at 2:00 p.m. folled by the premier of rachel ray at 3:00 o'clock. >> 3:00 o'clock tomorrow she's here at the station. >> excing. >> i have been td even to be on best behavior. won't jus scare her, with authoty fight don't show up angry. >> she's not use to that. mp should stay away. seahawks all about the action. they were tonight. nfl kick ofnew season and seahawks connect tonight. nfl kick ofnew season and seahawks connect some you know. sports is next.
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